The Nurture Equity-Free Accelerator Program

has been specially created by successful business founders to specifically help entrepreneurs.

A six-month rigorous process-led program by industry titans for mentoring entrepreneurs to create impactful changes in all areas of their business. Nurture Mentors are successful entrepreneurs who run businesses themselves and are the leaders from their industry.

Nurture defies the global entrepreneurial success rate norms by a healthy margin. From the Nurture alumni companies, 140 companies have showcased measurable growth and revenue. They have raised capital to support their growth story making TiE Pune’s Nurture the most sought after accelerator.


Structured Cohort Program

Strategic Planning & Product

Customized GTM & Financial Planning

Network Dynamics, Negotiation Skills, Legal Documents – Term Sheets and Business Ethics

Targeted Networking for Business Growth

Get Referred by TiE Pune Members for Business Growth

Mock Pitches with feedback

Strong PR – Press and  InSync Magazine

Mentoring from Industry Titans

Success Stories from Industry &
Business Houses

Funding : Investor Connect – Demo Day

National Strategic Bootcamp for increased Networking & Sales



Who can apply for the program?

  • Mentee Company should be  registered as “Pvt Ltd”, or LLP/LLC
  • TiE Membership – Mandatory for all participants (Founders)
  • Mentee company can be located at anywhere in the world 
  • Mentee company can be at any stage 
  • Mentee company can be from any industry

What is the program structure?

  • Program is of 36 weeks
  • Guru sessions will be for 15 weeks,workshop session will be for 15 weeks,Finishing school for 6 weeks and one on one mentoring will be throughout 36weeks followed by the graduation

What are the graduation criterias?

  • Active TiE membership for all the co founders during entire program
  • Positive momentum defined goals at the start of the Nurture program with consultation of assigned mentors
  • Ideally two meetings per months should be completed [min 15 meetings]
  • Attendance
    A] 75% attendance in guru sessions
    B] 100% attendance in curated workshop
    C] Compulsory attendance in strategy boot camp
  • Ensure crisp presentation delivery during finishing school

Is there any fee involved in participation?

  • This is an equity-free accelerator. No fees involved in participating in the Nurture Accelerator program.

How do I apply for the program ?

  • You may fill the application form attached here – 
  • There will be a selection process
  • You will be notified of your selection over email

Mode of the program ?

  • Entire programs will be conducted in physical and virtual mode.However there will be few important events like kick off session,boot camp and graduation where the physical presence will be requested for locally based founders.

Meet Our Mentors

Vikas Kumar
Vikas Kumar
Founder LoanTap
Ashwin Naik
Ashwin Naik
Founder Manah Wellness
Ajit Patil
Ajit Patil
Founder Deeptek
Ashwini Deshpande
Ashwini Deshpande
Founder Elephant Design
Hemant Jalan
Hemant Jalan
Founder Indigo Paints
Patanjali Somayaji
Patanjali Somayaji
Founder Walnut
Shashank Deshpande
Shashank Deshpande
Partner Pentathlon Ventures
Vishwas Mahajan
Vishwas Mahajan
Founder WhizLabs